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Nutrition

Top 10 foods with health benefits

March 14, 2016
Fuel your body with foods to prevent life-threatening diseases

10 common elderly health issues

February 11, 2016
Prepare to age successfully with this guide to senior health

INFOGRAPHIC: 5 ways to boost metabolism

February 9, 2016
It's a lot simpler than you think

Popular diet myths debunked

January 29, 2016
You can’t always trust the internet for nutrition advice

You Asked: Is juicing healthy?

January 12, 2016

It’s a new year full of new possibilities—and for the majority of society—January is a month focused on living healthier. Juicing has become a staple in many households as an easy way to consume more fruits and vegetables and detox the body while shedding those extra holiday pounds. But, while an all-juice diet may make you a healthy eating trendsetter, it may actually do your body more harm than good.

New dietary guidelines call for less sugar and less meat (for boys)

January 7, 2016

With a new year comes new diet advice and 2016 is no exception. The federal government today released its much-anticipated 2015 Dietary Guidelines, which urge Americans to drastically cut back on sugar, and singles out teenage boys and men for eating too much protein.

Raising a healthy eater for life: Baby food

November 5, 2015

Nutritionist and health educator, David Leal, answers some of the most commonly asked questions about baby food to help you raise a healthy eater for life.

You Asked: Why do I get ‘hangry?’

October 20, 2015
Surprisingly, hangry isn't just millennial slang. It's actual science.

You Asked: Why is my child a picky eater?

October 6, 2015

Rare is the child who becomes excited at the sight of broccoli on their plate. No parent wants to fight a battle at the dinner table, but for many families, enticing children to eat a healthy meal is a daily struggle. So, is picky eating a normal part of growing up? Or does it hint at deeper problems?

You asked: Should I go gluten free?

September 1, 2015

“Gluten” has become quite the buzzword in the dieting community, but is a gluten-free diet really the way to go? Experts with the Texas A&M Health Science Center discuss who should go on the diet and why.